Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Tue Feb 12 14:56:04 GMT 2002

David W. Chapman Jr. wrote:

>Is there any reason winbindd is not supported on FreeBSD?  I'm just 
>curious of the hold ups, maybe I can get things rolling from the 
>FreeBSD team if there is anything we need to do?

This is an interesting question. Here at Panasas we have rolled our own 
support by communicating directly using TCP.

The issue, when I last looked at it, was a good nsswitch implementation.

I would be interested in keeping across this issue.

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